In February 2006, a group of criminals pulled off the biggest cash heist in the history of the UK, making off with £53 million pounds. To date, only £23 million of the money has been recovered. Police are understandably upset about the dead ends in the case
- a collection of bank robbery notes, successful and otherwise.
This was not a lucky crime, this was a well-organised crime
A gang stole at least £20m ($40 m) in cash from a Belfast bank yesterday. Many suspect the involvement of one of the paramilitary organizations which collectively made off with over £43m during 22,000 armed robberies
during the Troubles
using the tiger kidnap
Only one problem: most of the cash was in Northern Irish notes
. Which sometimes are not even accepted in the rest of the UK.